Celebrity Full Names: Actresses - Wby christophershobris | created - 18 Oct 2016 | updated - 21 Oct 2016 | Public
Actress | My Dog Skip
Caitlin Wachs was born on March 15, 1989 in Eugene, Oregon, USA as Caitlin Elizabeth Wachs. She is known for her work on My Dog Skip (2000), Profiler (1996) and Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002).
Caitlin Elizabeth Wachs CEW
Actress | Regarding Henry
Emily Wachtel is a writer, producer, and actress. Wachtel demonstrated her diversity as originator, co-writer, producer, and actor in her semi-autobiographical feature film Lucky Them starring Toni Collette, Thomas Haden Church, and Oliver Platt. The film, which was screened and sold at the Toronto...
Emily Ann Wachtel EAW
Actress | The Bionic Woman
Lindsay Wagner makes little distinction between her life as an actress, advocate, mother or author. What unites these various parts is a commitment through her work and her personal life to exploring and advancing human potential.
Lindsay first came to prominence in the critically-acclaimed role of ...
Lindsay Jean Wagner LJW
Actress | Up Pops the Duke
Pauline Wagner was born on August 18, 1910 in Shattuck, Oklahoma, USA as Pauline Cynthia Wagner. She is known for her work on Up Pops the Duke (1931), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) and Vivacious Lady (1938). She was married to Alfred J. McCourtney and Mike Lally. She died on May 2, 2014 in Montrose...
Pauline Cynthia Wagner PCW
5. Aesha Waks
Actress | Priceless
Aesha Waks co-starred on an episode of "Gotham," which aired on FOX in 2014. She is an award-winning actress who starred in the motion pictures "Arresting Gena" opposite Sam Rockwell, "The Money Shot" opposite Stephen Lang and worked alongside Jon Cryer in "Went to Coney Island on a Mission from ...
Aesha Hash Waks AHW
6. Hynden Walch
Actress | Adventure Time with Finn & Jake
Hynden Walch was born on February 1, 1971 in Davenport, Iowa. She is an actress and writer known primarily for her work in Adventure Time, Teen Titans, Groundhog Day, and Batman Assault on Arkham. She started her professional acting career on stage at age 11. At 16 she attended the North Carolina ...
Heidi Hynden Walch HHW
7. Katie Walder
Actress | Gilmore Girls
Katie Elizabeth Walder is the youngest of 5 children - 2 brothers and two sisters. She started acting at a young age in musicals and plays in school, and did some print work as a young teen in such magazines as Teen and YM. She went on to study theatre in college, and upon moving to NYC after ...
Katherine Elizabeth Walder KEW
8. Janet Waldo
Actress | The Jetsons
Janet Waldo provided the quintessential voice of the swooning, overly dramatic teenager for numerous generations -- from the 1940s swinging babysitters to the 1960s groovy chick. A bouncy, perennially-youthful brunette, she was born in Grandview, Washington, and began entertaining in church plays ...
Janet Marie Waldo JMW
Actress | The American President
Shawna Waldron was born on January 25, 1982 in Glendale, California, USA as Shawna Langill Waldron. She is an actress and producer, known for The American President (1995), Little Giants (1994) and Ladies Man (1999).
Shawna Langill Waldron SLW
10. Abby Walker
Actress | Grandfathered
Abby Walker is an American actress. She grew up in Frankfort, Illinois playing all sports and was a Jr. Olympic volleyball player. After graduating high school a year early and earning international success as a model, Abby made the move to LA to pursue her acting career. She achieved immediate ...
Abigail Pivaronas AP
11. Ally Walker
Actress | Universal Soldier
Ally Walker was born in Tullahoma, Tennessee and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Actress Ally Walker studied biology and chemistry at the University of California Santa Cruz and went on to work for a genetic engineering firm in San Francisco. While spending a semester at Richmond College of the ...
Allene Damian Walker ADW
13. Dreama Walker
Actress | Compliance
Dreama Walker was born in Tampa, Florida. She graduated from Henry B. Plant High School in 2004 and, in 2006, made her debut on the screen. In 2012, Walker starred as "June", a small town girl with great ambition, on the ABC comedy series Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012), opposite ...
Dreama Elyse Walker DEW
14. Kim Walker
Actress | Heathers
Known for her supporting roles, Kim Walker was an up and coming young actress in Hollywood before retiring from the business in the late 1990s. As a teen she landed a few guest roles in series such as Matlock (1986) and Highway to Heaven (1984) before moving on to supporting roles in feature films ...
Kimberly Anne Walker KAW
15. Nancy Walker
Actress | Rhoda
They say big things often come in small packages, and never was that saying more true than when sizing up the talents of that diminutive dynamo Nancy Walker. Born Anna Myrtle Swoyer in Philadelphia on May 10, 1922, she lived a born-in-a-trunk existence as the daughter of vaudevillian Dewey Barto (...
Anna Myrtle Swoyer AMS
16. Tippy Walker
Actress | The World of Henry Orient
Tippy Walker was born on February 19, 1947 in New York City, New York, USA as Elizabeth Tipton Walker. She is an actress, known for The World of Henry Orient (1964), ABC Stage 67 (1966) and The Jesus Trip (1971).
Elizabeth Tipton Walker ETW
17. Aria Wallace
Actress | iCarly
Aria Wallace was born on November 3, 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia. When Aria was only a year-and-a-half, she started showing signs of being a natural "ham." With her uninhibited personality and love for being the center of attention, performing seemed to be her destiny. A referral from a friend landed ...
Aria Summer Wallace ASW
18. Beryl Wallace
Actress | The Woman of the Town
Voluptuous Beryl Wallace was born in Brooklyn, New York, the eldest of nine children of working class Austrian-Jewish émigrés. With her knockout looks and obvious shapeliness, the "Big Apple" beauty naturally gravitated toward an entertainment career and first turned to dancing. She was only a ...
Beatrice Heischuber BH
19. Dee Wallace
Actress | E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
This attractive, happy go lucky blonde actress, educated at the University of Kansas and a former ballet soloist, first broke into both TV and cinema screens in the mid 1970s and through her appearances in several well remembered horror and sci-fi films, and Dee quickly gained a cult following ...
Deanna Bowers DB
20. Jean Wallace
Actress | Lancelot and Guinevere
Teenage fashion model and Earl Carroll showgirl Jean Wallace failed in her first bid to break into movies, after MGM discovered that she was only 17, not 19 years old - as she had claimed. Being underage meant that she could only work four hours a day (and with an official tutor) and so her bit in ...
Jean Walasek JW
21. Marcia Wallace
Actress | The Simpsons
Some might have easily doled out the phrase "laughing on the outside, crying on the inside" to describe funny lady Marcia Wallace and her many uphill battles, in both life and career, over the past three-and-a-half decades, but the carrot-cropped comedienne, with the ever-toothy smile, remains ...
Marcia Karen Wallace MKW
22. Rheagan Wallace
Actress | Forever
Courtney Rheagan Wallace was born to Rodney and Silvia Wallace on June 9, 1987 in Dallas, Texas.
From the time she learned to walk and talk, Rheagan exhibited all the signs of a true entertainer; putting on "plays" in her living room in front of the family camcorder, doing impressions, and reciting ...
Courtney Rheagan Wallace CRW
23. Kate Walsh
Actress | The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Kate Walsh was born in San Jose, California, on October 13, 1967. She grew up partly in San Jose and partly in Tucson, Arizona, later attending the University of Arizona, where she got involved in regional theater. She later moved to Chicago where she began working with the Piven Theatre Workshop ...
Kathleen Erin Walsh KEW
24. Katherine Walsh
Actress | The Chase
Actress, born in Northern Kentucky on April 11, 1947. The first born daughter out of five children born to Thomas and Martha Katherine Walsh. From the moment of birth, Kathy was not only beautiful and brilliant, but she had a confidence unlike that of most newborns. She was exceptionally talented ...
Katherine Victoria Walsh KVW
25. Laurie Walters
Actress | Columbo
Slim, pretty, and appealing brunette Laurie Walters was born on January 8, 1947 in San Francisco, California. Laurie enrolled in Humboldt State College and originally planned on majoring in wildlife conservation. Walters switched to theater and briefly attended UC Santa Barbara. She then moved to ...
Laurie Jean Walters LJW
26. Linda Wang
Linda Hsien Wang LHW
27. B.J. Ward
Actress | G.I. Joe
B.J. Ward was born on September 16, 1944 in Wilmington, Delaware, USA as Betty Jean Ward. She is an actress, known for G.I. Joe (1985), Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase (2001) and G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987). She was previously married to Gordon Hunt and Donn Trenner.
Betty Jean Ward BJW
28. Fannie Ward
Actress | The Cheat
Fannie Ward was a star of light comedies on Broadway and in vaudeville. Internationally famous, she was at the height of her career in the first decade of the 20th century. She debuted on Broadway at 19 in "Pippino" (1890). She went on to starring roles in "The Marriage of William Ashe", "Madam ...
Fannie Buchanan FB
29. Maitland Ward
Actress | White Chicks
Maitland Ward (born Ashley Maitland Welkos, on February 3, 1977 in Long Beach, California). She began her career as "Jessica Forrester" on The Bold and the Beautiful (1987), where she appeared for three years. From there, she guest-starred on Home Improvement (1991).
Maitland is also well-known as "...
Ashley Maitland Welkos AMW
30. Megan Ward
Actress | Dark Skies
Megan Ward was born on September 24, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Megan Marie Ward. She is an actress, known for Dark Skies (1996), Arcade (1993) and Encino Man (1992). She has been married to Michael Shore since July 29, 1995. They have two children.
Megan Marie Ward MMW
31. Sela Ward
Actress | Independence Day: Resurgence
Hallelujah for Sela. Everyone's favorite "Sister" was born Sela Ann Ward, on July 11, 1956, in Meridian, Mississippi. Sela's parents were Annie Kate (Boswell) and Granberry Holland Ward, Jr., an electrical engineer; the three younger children in the family are Jenna (1957), Berry (1959) and Brock (...
Sela Ann Ward SAW
32. Marsha Warfield
Actress | Night Court
Marsha Francine Warfield MFW
33. Julie Warner
Actress | Tommy Boy
Julie grew up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Her father, Neil Warner, was a musical arranger, who wrote jingles for products such as Tic-Tacs and Fig Newtons. Her mother, Naomi, is a freelance book agent. A 10-years younger brother, James, works for the New York City Parks Department. At 12, ...
Juliet Mia Warner JMW
34. Kiersten Warren
Actress | Bicentennial Man
Kiersten Warren is most known for the films Independence Day, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, 13 Going on 30, Astronaut Farmer and Bicentennial Man as well as the television series Saved By The Bell: The College Years, Life Goes On and Desperate Housewives. She played the role of 'Nora' in ...
Kiersten Nicolla Dale Warren KNDW
35. Ruth Warrick
Actress | Citizen Kane
Reedy and regal actress Ruth Warrick will be remembered for two names and two names alone. In films, she will indelibly be referred to as the castoff first "Mrs. Citizen Kane," and on TV she will forever be synonymous with her character of Phoebe Tyler Wallingford, the obnoxiously wealthy, ...
Ruth Elizabeth Warrick REW
36. Fredi Washington
Actress | Imitation of Life
Fredi Washington was a pioneering African-American actress whose fair skin and green eyes often were impediments to her showing her extraordinary acting skills. Her talent was often overlooked because of people's obsession with her race and color. In the few films in which she acted her enormous ...
Fredericka Carolyn Washington FCW
37. Kerry Washington
Actress | Django Unchained
Kerry Washington was born on January 31, 1977 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Kerry Marisa Washington. She is an actress and producer, known for Django Unchained (2012), Scandal (2012) and Save the Last Dance (2001). She has been married to Nnamdi Asomugha since June 24, 2013. They ...
Kerry Marisa Washington KMW
Actress | Inherent Vice
Katherine Waterston is an American actress. She is best known for Inherent Vice (2014), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), and Alien: Covenant (2017).
Waterston made her feature film debut in Michael Clayton (2007). She also had supporting roles in films including Robot & Frank (2012), ...
Katherine Boyer Waterston KBW
39. Linda Watkins
Actress | From Hell It Came
Linda Watkins was born on May 23, 1908 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for From Hell It Came (1957), Good Neighbor Sam (1964) and Route 66 (1960). She was married to Gabriel Hess. She died on October 31, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Linda Mathews Watkins LMW
40. Michaela Watkins
Actress | Wanderlust
Michaela is currently a main company member of The Groundlings in Los Angeles.
Before moving to Los Angeles, Michaela pursued a life in regional theater.
She received her BFA from Boston University School For the Arts.
Her father is a math professor at Syracuse University, and her mother teaches Latin...
Michaela Suzanne Watkins MSW
41. Cynthia Watros
Actress | The Guiding Light
Cynthia Watros was born on September 2, 1968 in Lake Orion, Michigan, USA as Cynthia Michele Watros. She is an actress, known for Guiding Light (1952), Titus (2000) and Video Game High School (2012). She has been married to Curtis "Curt" Gilliland since 1996. They have two children.
Cynthia Michele Watros CMW
42. Vernee Watson
Actress | Christmas with the Kranks
Vernee Watson was born on January 14, 1954 in North Trenton, New Jersey, USA as Vernee Christell Watson. She is an actress, known for Christmas with the Kranks (2004), The Kid (2000) and Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993). She was previously married to Van Johnson and Joe Duckett.
Vernee Christell Watson VCW
43. Angela Watson
Actress | Step by Step
Born in Illinois and moved to Florida for several years, before coming to Los Angeles; Angela Watson began professionally performing at the age of 8, winning over 200 awards for her singing and dancing talents, plus acting in a string of national television commercials.
Angela quickly caught the ...
Angela Christine Watson ACW
44. Debbie Watson
Actress | Munster, Go Home!
Debbie Watson is the ideal perky teenager of the 1960s, who started when she became one of the hopefuls of Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour (1948) in 1963 and, the following year, she starred as "Karen Scott" in Karen (1964) on "90 Bristol Court" (1964) and, after that, she's the 3rd and ...
Deborah Lynn Watson DLW
45. Kim Wayans
Actress | In Living Color
Kim Wayans was born on October 16, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA as Kim N. Wayans. She is an actress and writer, known for In Living Color (1990), My Wife and Kids (2001) and Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996). She is married to Kevin Knotts.
Kimberly Nicole Wayans KNW
46. Theresa Wayman
Actress | The Rules of Attraction
Theresa Becker Wayman TBW
47. Kellie Waymire
Actress | Enterprise
Received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre from Southern Methodist University in Dallas and graduated in 1993 from University of California at San Diego with a Masters of Fine Arts.
Suzanne Kellie Waymire SKW
48. Nina Wayne
Actress | The Night Strangler
Nina Wayne was born on September 18, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Nina Rae Wayne. She is an actress, known for The Night Strangler (1973), Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966) and Camp Runamuck (1965). She was previously married to David L. Wheeler.
Nina Rae Wayne NRW
Actress | All for Liberty
Chris Weatherhead was born and raised in California, and trained with Brewster Mason of the Royal Shakespeare Company at UC Irvine and in London, and also in New York with Michael Shurtleff and Warren Robertson. She became a leading lady in the American theatre in 1971 at the American Conservatory ...
Christine Anne Weatherhead CAW
50. Shawn Weatherly
Actress | Police Academy 3: Back in Training
Shawn Weatherly was born on July 24, 1959 in San Antonio, Texas, USA as Shawn Nichols Weatherly. She is an actress, known for Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986), Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 (1998) and Shadowzone (1990). She has been married to Chip Harris since 1994. They have two children.
Shawn Nichols Weatherly SNW
51. Sigourney Weaver
Actress | Avatar
Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver in Leroy Hospital in Manhattan, New York City. Her father, TV producer Sylvester L. Weaver Jr., originally wanted to name her Flavia, because of his passion for Roman history (he had already named her elder brother Trajan). Her mother, Elizabeth ...
Susan Alexandra Weaver SAW
52. Haley Webb
Actress | Teen Wolf
Haley Vianne Webb was born in Fairfax, Virginia and moved to Southern California in her teens. She began acting professionally at 15 and in 2011 founded production company Legion of Horribles through which she directs, produces, and acts. She resides in Los Angeles and is married to photographer ...
Haley Vianne Webb HVW
53. Jane Webb
Actress | The Batman/Superman Hour
Jane Webb was born on August 13, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for The Batman/Superman Hour (1968), The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (1972) and Treasure Island (1973). She died on March 29, 2010 in Green Valley, Arizona, USA.
Jane Webb Edwards JWE
54. Amy Weber
Actress | Transmorphers
Amy Weber was born on July 2, 1970 in Peoria, Illinois, USA as Amy Marie Weber. She is an actress and producer, known for Transmorphers (2007), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) and Unbeatable Harold (2006). She has been married to David Dginger since May 17, 2008. They have two children.
Amy Marie Weber AMW
55. Holly Weber
Actress | Supergator
Holly Elizabeth Weber HEW
56. Leyna Weber
Actress | Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Leyna Juliet Weber LJW
57. Lois Weber
Director | Suspense
Lois Weber, who had been a street-corner evangelist before entering motion pictures in 1905, became the first American woman movie director of note, and a major one at that. Herbert Blaché, the husband of Frenchwoman Alice Guy, the first woman to direct a motion picture (and arguably, the first ...
Florence Lois Weber FLW
58. Mimi Weddell
Actress | Student Bodies
Mimi Weddell was born on February 15, 1915 in Williston, North Dakota, USA as Marion Louise Rogers. She was an actress, known for Student Bodies (1981), The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) and The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985). She was married to Richard Quentin Weddell and Paul Mackey Collins. She died ...
Marion Rogers Weddell MRW
59. Ann Wedgeworth
Actress | Sweet Dreams
Ann Wedgeworth was born January 21, 1934 in Abilene, Texas to Cortus and Elizabeth Wedgeworth, she graduated from from Highland Park High School in University Park, and later graduated from the University of Texas in 1957. After graduation, Ann moved to New York City and auditioned several times ...
Elizabeth Ann Wedgeworth EAW
60. Barbara Weeks
Actress | The Violent Years
Barbara Weeks was born on July 4, 1913 in Somerset, Massachusetts, USA as Sue Kingsley. She was an actress, known for The Violent Years (1956), White Eagle (1932) and Two-Fisted Sheriff (1937). She was married to William Cox, Lewis Parker and Big Boy Williams. She died on June 24, 2003 in Las Vegas...
Sue Barbara Kingsley SBK
61. Virginia Weidler
Actress | The Philadelphia Story
Delightful child/juvenile actress Virginia Weidler (her friends called her "Ginny") had that knowing gleam in her eye that usually spelled trouble in one form or another for anyone at arm's reach. She was born in Eagle Rock, California in 1926, one of the six children of former Wagnerian opera ...
Virginia Anna Adeleide Weidler VAAW
62. Teri Weigel
Actress | Predator 2
Teri Weigel was born on February 24, 1962 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA as Teresa Susan Weigel. She is an actress, known for Predator 2 (1990), Savage Beach (1989) and The Banker (1989). She was previously married to Murrill Maglio.
Teresa Susan Weigel TSW
63. Liza Weil
Actress | Gilmore Girls
Liza Weil's childhood was spent traveling around the world with her parents, who were members of The Mad House of London, a prestigious comedy troupe known throughout Europe. At the age of 7, Liza's family settled in a small town in Pennsylvania, and soon after, she began performing in local ...
Liza Rebecca Weil LRW
64. Elisabeth Welch
Actress | Big Fella
In British films of the 1930s and 1940s, American-born singer Elisabeth Welch made several memorable guest appearances in cabaret sequences, and starred opposite Paul Robeson in two features. Sophisticated, glamorous and charming, her appearances were a refreshing departure from the stereotype of ...
Elisabeth Margaret Welch EMW
65. Raquel Welch
Actress | The Three Musketeers
A new reigning 1960s international sex symbol took to the cinematic throne as soon as Raquel Welch emerged from the sea in her purposely depleted, furry prehistoric bikini. Tantalizingly wet with her garb clinging to all the right amazonian places, One Million Years B.C. (1966), if nothing else, ...
Jo Raquel Tejada JRT
66. Tahnee Welch
Actress | Cocoon
Tahnee Welch was born in 1961 in San Diego, California, daughter of father James Welch and mother Raquel Tejada (actress Raquel Welch), and the younger sister of Damon Welch. Most of her childhood was spent between Spain, England and Italy, returning to an all-girls school in the United States.
Latanne Rene Welch LRW
67. Tuesday Weld
Actress | Once Upon a Time in America
Susan Ker Weld was born on August 27, 1943 (Friday), in New York City. When her father, Lathrop Motley Weld, died three years later at the age of 49, the cute little girl, whose name by then had somehow been transmogrified into "Tuesday", took over the role of the family breadwinner, which included...
Susan Ker Weld SKW
68. Joan Weldon
Actress | Them!
A blue-eyed, chestnut-haired beauty, Joan Weldon trained to be a singer, and made her professional debut as a member of the San Francisco Opera Company. While appearing with the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Company, she came to the attention of Warner Brothers, who took her out of grand opera and ...
Joan Louise Welton JLW
Actress | Great Balls of Fire!
Valerie Wellington was born on November 14, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Valerie Eileen Hall. She was an actress, known for Great Balls of Fire! (1989) and Survivors: The Blues Today (1984). She died on January 2, 1993 in Maywood, Illinois.
Valerie Eileen Hall VEH
70. Claudia Wells
Actress | Back to the Future
Claudia Wells was born on July 5, 1966 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as Claudia Grace Wells. She is an actress, known for Back to the Future (1985), Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 4, Double Visions (2011) and Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 3, Citizen Brown (2011).
Claudia Grace Wells CGW
71. Pat Welsh
Pat Welsh was born on February 11, 1915 in San Francisco, California, USA as Patricia Anderson Carroll. She was an actress, known for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) and Waterloo Bridge (1940). She was married to Tom Welsh. She died on January 26...
Patricia Anderson Carroll PAC
Actress | It's Complicated
Alexandra Wentworth was born on January 12, 1965 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Alexandra Elliott Wentworth. She is an actress and writer, known for It's Complicated (2009), Jerry Maguire (1996) and Nightcap (2016). She has been married to George Stephanopoulos since November 20, 2001....
Alexandra Elliott Wentworth AEW
73. Martha Wentworth
Actress | One Hundred and One Dalmatians
Martha Wentworth was born on June 2, 1889 in New York City, New York, USA as Verna Martha Wentworth. She was an actress, known for 101 Dalmatians (1961), The Sword in the Stone (1963) and The Stranger (1946). She was married to Albert Stuart Otto. She died on March 8, 1974 in Sherman Oaks, ...
Verna Martha Wentworth VMW
74. Barbara Werle
Actress | Battle of the Bulge
Barbara Werle was born on October 6, 1928 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA as Barbara May Theresa Werle. She was an actress, known for Battle of the Bulge (1965), Seconds (1966) and Charro! (1969). She was married to John Branca. She died on January 1, 2013 in Carlsbad, California, USA.
Barbara May Theresa Werle BMTW
75. Mae West
Actress | I'm No Angel
Mae West was born in Queens, New York, to "Battling Jack" West and Matilda Doelger. She began her career as a child star in vaudeville, and later went on to write her own plays, including "SEX", for which she was arrested. Though her first movie role was a small part in Night After Night (1932), ...
Mary Jane West MJW
76. Natalie West
Actress | Nate and Margaret
Since the early 1980s, West has acted in numerous Chicago playhouses, including the Goodman, Northlight, and Steppenwolf; she is an active ensemble member of A Red Orchid Theater, regularly appearing in the theater's productions, and winning multiple awards for her work. On-screen, she is best ...
Natalie Neal West NNW
77. Helen Westcott
Actress | Adventures of Don Juan
Born January 1, 1928, to acting parents, Helen Westcott's show biz career began at the ripe old age of 4 when she performed on stage with her vaudevillian mother who played piano and drums. Her father was handsome Warner Bros. actor Gordon Westcott who appeared in second leads opposite a number of ...
Myrthas Helen Hickman MHH
78. Helen Westley
Actress | Show Boat
Although she could on a rare occasion display a bit of kindness, or at least some kind of grouchy benevolence, Helen Westley had few peers on stage or film when it came to outright unpleasantness. A stern, indomitable presence, her characters offered unsolicited advice to anyone and everyone within...
Henrietta Remsen Meserole Manney HRMM
79. Nydia Westman
Actress | The Cat and the Canary
This adorable character actress tended to play older than she really was on stage, screen and TV. Petite and quite pretty in her youth, Nydia Westman was born in 1902 to vaudevillian parents, actor-composer Theodore Westman and actress-playwright Lily Wren, and was thrust into the limelight at an ...
Nydia Eileen Westman NEW
80. Riley Weston
Actress | Before I Go
Riley Elizabeth Weston REW
81. Merritt Wever
Actress | Signs
Merritt Wever grew up in downtown New York and has been acting since she was very young. She graduated from LaGuardia High School and then attended Sarah Lawrence College. She was raised by her mother to be politically progressive. When not acting or protesting, Merritt enjoys spending time with ...
Merritt Carmen Wever MCW
82. Jillian Wheeler
Actress | The Legend of Lucy Keyes
Jillian is a talented young actress with many film, theater and voice-over credits. She began acting when she was seven years old, playing the part of Molly in the musical "Annie". Since then, this New Hampshire native has acted in numerous films and plays including "The Mandrake Root" with Lynn ...
Jillian Lee Wheeler JLW
83. Joan Wheeler
Actress | Twenty Million Sweethearts
Joan Wheeler was born on January 8, 1913 in Palo Alto, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Twenty Million Sweethearts (1934), Smarty (1934) and The Merry Frinks (1934). She was married to William Challee and Morris Ankrum. She died on December 20, 2001 in Los Angeles, California.
Joan Wheeler Ankrum JWA
84. Maggie Wheeler
Actress | The Parent Trap
Maggie Wheeler was born on August 7, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA as Margaret Emily Jakobson. She is an actress, known for The Parent Trap (1998), Friends (1994) and Holiday Hostage (2018). She has been married to Daniel Borden Wheeler since October 20, 1990. They have two children.
Margaret Emily Jakobson MEJ
85. Shannon Whirry
Actress | Middle Men
Shannon Whirry is not just a talented actress with girl-next-door looks, she captured a generation of viewers' imaginations by wishing that she actually was the girl-next-door.
Born in Green Lake County, Wisconsin, Whirry graduated from high school and packed her bags for New York. She trained at ...
Shannon Meta Whirry SMW
86. Betty White
Actress | The Proposal
Betty White was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Christine Tess (Cachikis), a homemaker, and Horace Logan White, a lighting company executive for the Crouse-Hinds Electric Company. She is of Danish, Greek, English, and Welsh descent.
Although best known as the devious Sue Ann Nivens on the classic ...
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87. Pearl White
Actress | The Perils of Pauline
Born on her father's farm in Green Ridge, Missouri, the youngest of five children. Moved with her family to Springfield, Missouri, where she grew up. Joined the Diemer Theatre Company during her second year of high school, and went on the road with a touring stock company at age 18, in 1907. Signed...
Pearl Fay White PFW
88. Ruth White
Actress | To Kill a Mockingbird
Ruth White was born on April 24, 1914 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA as Ruth Patricia White. She was an actress, known for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Midnight Cowboy (1969) and Hang 'Em High (1968). She died on December 3, 1969 in Perth Amboy.
Ruth Patricia White RPW
89. Kym Whitley
Actress | Rango
Kym Elizabeth Whitley KEW
90. Mae Whitman
Actress | The Duff
Mae was born in Los Angeles, California to Pat Musick, a voice artist, and Jeffrey Whitman, a personal manager and set construction coordinator. She began her career with a voice-over for a Tyson Chicken commercial. Whitman attended Ribét Academy, a private preparatory school in Los Angeles.
Mae Margaret Whitman MMW
92. Mary Wickes
Actress | Sister Act
From the grand old school of wisecracking, loud and lanky Mary Wickes had few peers while forging a career as a salty scene-stealer. Her abrupt, tell-it-like-it-is demeanor made her a consistent audience favorite on every medium for over six decades. She was particularly adroit in film parts that ...
Mary Isabella Wickenhauser MIW
93. Kathleen Widdoes
Actress | As the World Turns
Quite distinctive with her dark hollow eyes, sharp ethnic looks and frizzy head of hair, veteran stage actress Kathleen Widdoes began her career enacting delicate but vibrant classical heroines. In later years, she gained significant visibility on TV, particularly as an emotive, but well-meaning ...
Kathleen Effie Widdoes KEW
94. Lynda Wiesmeier
Actress | Real Genius
Lynda Wiesmeier was born on May 30, 1963 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. She was an actress, known for Real Genius (1985), Teen Wolf (1985) and Wheels of Fire (1985). She died on December 16, 2012 in Ramona, California, USA.
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95. Dianne Wiest
Actress | Hannah and Her Sisters
One of three children (she has two brothers, Greg and Don), Dianne Wiest was born in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Her mother, Anne Stewart (Keddie), was a nurse from Auchtermuchty, Scotland, and her father, Bernard John Wiest, was a college dean and social worker who was born in Pennsylvania, of ...
Dianne Evelyn Wiest DEW
96. Kristen Wiig
Actress | Bridesmaids
Kristen Carroll Wiig was born on August 22, 1973 in Canandaigua, New York, to Laurie J. (Johnston), an artist, and Jon J. Wiig, a lake marina manager. She is of Norwegian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, before ...
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97. Olivia Wilde
Actress | Tron
Actress and activist Olivia Wilde is a modern day renaissance woman, starring in many acclaimed film productions, while simultaneously giving back to the community.
She was born on March 10, 1984 in New York City. Her parents are Leslie Cockburn (née Leslie Corkill Redlich) and Andrew Cockburn. Her ...
Olivia Jane Cockburn OJC
98. Patricia Wilder
Actress | On Again-Off Again
Patricia Wilder was born on September 8, 1913 in Macon, Georgia, USA. She was an actress, known for On Again-Off Again (1937), Speed (1936) and Little Miss Broadway (1938). She died on August 11, 1995 in New York City, New York, USA.
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99. Samira Wiley
Actress | Orange Is the New Black
Samira Wiley was born as Samira Denise Wiley. She is an actress and producer, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), The Sitter (2011) and The Handmaid's Tale (2017). She has been married to Lauren Morelli since March 25, 2017.
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100. Lisa Wilhoit
Actress | My So-Called Life
Lisa Wilhoit started acting at the age of 10 when a casting director discovered her during a gymnastics class. She was instantly intrigued when she was cast in a stunt role for the movie "Hook", playing a young Julia Roberts. Lisa made her TV series debut as Danielle Chase, the attention seeking ...
Lisa Marie Wilhoit LMW